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Mining News Pro - Global miner Anglo American has reached an agreement to buy 95 megawatts of wind power from Brazil`s Casa dos Ventos for 20 years, starting in 2022, according to a statement issued on Thursday.

Mining News Pro - The Brazilian Navy is monitoring the location of the ore carrier Stella Banner that sunk Friday off the coast of Maranhão.

Mining News Pro - Valterra Resource Corporation reported that it plans to issue up to a total of 15 million units in a non-brokered private placement at a price of $0.05 per unit for gross proceeds of C$750,000.

Mining News Pro - Brazil’s worsening COVID-19 crisis and the reduced shipment of iron ore from the South American country have led to a surge in global iron ore prices on the back of resilient demand from China.

Mining News Pro - A Minas Gerais state court in Brazil has revoked a decree from Brumadinho municipality that suspended Vale’s operating license after health agents said that the company’s onsite activities have “not respected the rules of social isolation.”

Mining News Pro - Iron ore prices were closing in on triple digits on Wednesday as optimism about a quick recovery in China, where more than half the world’s steel is forged, combined with supply fears from Brazil, the globe’s number two supplier.

Mining News Pro - Brazil’s mining sector is likely to be the first to rebound from the economic shock of the coronavirus outbreak due to large iron ore capacity and already-growing demand from China, the president of industry association Ibram.

Mining News Pro - Brazil’s total mineral production fell 17% — 147 million tonnes — in the first three months of 2020 compared to the same period last year, the Brazilian Mining Association (Ibram) reported.

Mining News Pro - Five NGOs that work for Indigenous rights in Venezuela issued a statement asking authorities to take immediate action against illegal miners operating in the Venezuelan and Brazilian Amazon, as they are likely to spread covid-19 in the region.

Mining News Pro - More than a year after the tailings disaster at Vale’s Brazil Córrego do Feijão iron ore mine that killed 270 people, the mining industry is still slow on adopting changes needed to prevent similar catastrophes, a new study shows.

Mining News Pro - Investors have been piling into shares of the world’s largest iron-ore producer, touting it as one of the biggest opportunities to emerge from the carnage in Brazilian markets.

Mining News Pro - Brazil has ordered the immediate closure of 47 mining dams that failed to certify their stability, with more than half of them belonging to Vale, whose Córrego do Feijão iron ore mine’s tailings suffered a catastrophic failure in January last year, killing at least 270 people.

Mining News Pro - Brazil`s National Mining Agency (ANM) said on Thursday that it would halt operations at 47 mining dams that failed to certify their stability, including at least 25 belonging to the world`s largest iron-ore producer Vale.

Mining News Pro - Brazil’s National Mining Agency (ANM) said on Thursday that it would halt operations at 47 mining dams that failed to certify their stability, including at least 25 belonging to the world’s largest iron ore producer Vale SA.

Mining News Pro - Ero Copper has not experienced any disruption to its operations, supply chains or sales channels as a result of the covid-19 pandemic, the Brazil-focused base metals miner stated in a corporate update on Tuesday.

Mining News Pro - The first batch of the 5 million rapid test kits for coronavirus, acquired by Vale, arrived in Brazil on Monday.

Mining News Pro - Anglo American has signed a 15-year contract in Brazil to buy 70 MW of solar power from Atlas Renewable Energy as of 2022 for its operation in Minas Gerais, the mining company said in a statement on Tuesday.

Mining News Pro - President Donald Trump praised the United States’ relationship with Brazil under Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Saturday but declined to say whether he would impose steel and aluminum tariffs on the South American country.

Mining News Pro - The court of the state of Minas Gerais is releasing $48 million reais ($10.4 million) to iron ore miner Vale to fund the technical consultancy that will determine the losses caused by the collapse of a tailings dam in Brumadinho in January 2019.

Mining News Pro - A Brazilian state environmental authority on Thursday defended granting a license to miner Anglo American to expand an iron ore facility, including a mining waste dam, following a lawsuit by public prosecutors seeking to block the project.

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